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Fabric Care Guide
Fabric Type Washing Instructions Pressing Temperature Other Pressing Information
Acetate (Special fabric) Dry-clean Cool iron Press on wrong side while damp.
Acrylic (Special fabric) Hand wash or Cool machine wash 40 degrees Warm iron
Alpaca (Wool) Dry-clean Cool iron
Boucle (Special fabric) Gentle cycle machine wash 40 degrees or Dry-clean Cool iron Press on wrong side using a damp cloth.
Brushed cotton (Cotton fabric) Medium machine wash 60 degrees- Hot machine wash 95 degrees Hot iron Press on wrong side.
Calico (Cotton fabric)

Medium machine wash 60 degrees- Hot machine wash 95 degrees

Hot iron
Cambric (Cotton fabric) Medium machine wash 60 degrees Warm iron Press while damp.
Challis (Woolen fabric) Hand wash Warm iron Use a damp cloth.
Chambray (Cotton fabric) Medium machine wash 60 degrees Hot iron
Charmeuse (Special fabric) Hand wash or Cool machine wash 40 degrees Cool iron Press on wrong side.
Cashmere (Woolen fabric) Hand wash or Dry-clean Avoid pressing
Cheesecloth (Cotton fabric) Hand wash Warm iron
Chiffon (Silk fabric) Gentle cycle machine wash 40 degrees or Dry-clean Cool iron Do not use steam.
Chintz (Cotton fabric) (Glazed cotton) Dry-clean Warm iron Press on wrong side.
Coating (Woolen fabric) Dry-clean Warm iron Press on wrong side using a damp cloth.
Corduroy (Cotton fabric) Hand wash or Cool machine wash 40 degrees Hot iron Press on top of a towel; use steam only to revive pile.
Cotton velvet (Cotton fabric) Dry-clean Warm iron Use a pressing cloth or needle board; press on wrong side; use steam only to revive pile.
Crepe (Woolen fabric) Hand wash or Dry-clean Warm iron Press on wrong side.
Crepe-backed satin (Special fabric) Hand wash or Dry-clean Warm iron
Crepe de Chine (Silk fabric) Dry-clean Cool iron

Use a pressing cloth.

Crepon (Special fabric) Dry-clean Warm iron Press on wrong side using a pressing cloth.
Crinkle cotton (Cotton fabric) Medium machine wash 60 degrees Warm iron Press on wrong side using a pressing cloth.
Crinkle fabric (Special fabric) Dry-clean Cool iron Press on wrong side.
Damask (Cotton fabric) Hand wash or Dry-clean Warm iron Using a pressing cloth.
Denim (Cotton fabric) Cool machine wash 40 degrees Hot iron Press while damp.
Devore velvet (Silk fabric) Dry-clean Warm iron Do not use steam; press on wrong side.
Double coating (Woolen fabric) Dry-clean Hot iron Press on wrong side using a damp cloth.
Double jersey (Woolen fabric Hand wash or Dry-clean Warm iron Press when damp or use a pressing cloth
Drill (Cotton fabric) Hot machine wash 95 degrees Hot iron
Dupion (Silk fabric) Dry-clean Warm iron Do not use steam.
Eyelet (Cotton fabric) Medium machine wash 60 degrees - Hot machine wash 95 degrees Warm iron Press on wrong side.
Faille (Special fabric) Gentle cycle machine wash 40 degrees or Dry-clean Cool iron Press on wrong side using a damp cloth.
Flannel (Woolen fabric) Hand wash or Dry-clean Warm iron Press on wrong side.
Flock (Special fabric) Hand wash or Dry-clean Cool iron
Fur fabric (Special fabric) Gentle cycle machine wash 40 degreesor Dry-clean Cool iron Press on wrong side on top of a towel.
Gabardine (Woolen fabric) Dry-clean Warm iron Press on wrong side using a damp cloth.
Gingham (Cotton fabric) Medium machine wash 60 degrees Hot iron
Georgette (Silk fabric) Dry-clean Warm iron Do not use steam.
Grosgrain (Special fabric) Dry-clean Warm iron Press on wrong side using a pressing cloth.
Habutai (Silk fabric) Hand wash or Dry-clean Cool iron
Handkerchief linen (Linen fabric) Gentle cycle machine wash 40 degrees or Dry-clean Warm iron Press on wrong side while damp.
Jacquard fabric (Special fabric) Dry-clean Warm iron Press on wrong side using a pressing cloth.
Jersey (Cotton fabric) Cool machine wash 40 degrees Hot iron Use a damp cloth.
Lace (Cotton fabric) Dry-clean Warm iron Use a dry iron and a pressing cloth.
Lame (Special fabric) Dry-clean Warm iron Press on wrong side using a pressing cloth.
Lawn (Cotton fabric) Gentle cycle machine wash 40 degrees

Warm iron

Leather (Special fabric) Dry-clean Warm iron Do not use steam; press on wrong side using a pressing cloth.
Liquid gold (Special fabric) Dry-clean Cool iron Press on wrong side.
Madras cotton (Cotton fabric) Hand wash Hot iron
Microfiber (Special fabric) Cool machine wash 40 degrees Cool iron Press on wrong side.
Modern tweed (Woolen fabric) Hand wash or Dry-clean Warm iron Press on wrong side using a damp cloth.
Mohair (Woolen fabric) Hand wash or Dry-clean Cool iron Press with a dry cloth on the mohair and a damp cloth next to the iron.
Moleskin (Cotton fabric) Cool machine wash 40 degrees Warm iron Press on wrong side
Muslin (Cotton fabric) Cool machine wash 40 degrees Cool iron
No-crease wool (Woolen fabric) Dry-clean Warm iron
Noil (Silk fabric) Dry-clean Warm iron Do not use steam; press on wrong side.
Organza (Silk fabric) Hand wash or Dry-clean Cool iron
Polar fleece (Special fabric) Cool machine wash 40 degrees Cool iron
Polyster crepe (Special fabric) Hand wash or Cool machine wash 40 degrees Cool iron
Poly linen (Special fabric) Hand wash or Cool machine wash 40 degrees Warm iron
Poplin (Cotton fabric) Medium machine wash 60 degrees or Dry-clean Warm iron Use a pressing cloth.
Pure nylon (Special fabric) Hand wash or gentle cycle machine wash 40 degrees Warm iron
PVC (Special fabric) Dry-clean or wipe clean Cool iron Press on wrong side.
Rubber (Special fabric) Do not wash or dry-clean; wipe with a damp cloth. Do not press
Seersucker (Cotton fabric) Medium machine wash 60 or Hot machine wash 95 degrees Usually needs no pressing.
Sequin fabric (Special fabric) Dry-clean Do not press.
Shantung (Silk fabric) Dry-clean Cool iron Do not use steam; press on wrong side.
Silk-and- cotton mix (Silk fabric) Gentle cycle machine wash 40 degrees or Dry-clean Warm iron Press on wrong side.
Silk-and- linen mix (Silk fabric) Dry-clean Warm iron Press on wrong side.
Silk satin ( Silk fabric) Gentle cycle machine wash 40 degrees or Dry-clean Warm iron Do not use steam; press on wrong side using a pressing cloth.
Silk-and-wool mix ( Silk fabric) Dry-clean Warm iron Press on wrong side using a pressing cloth.
Single jersey (Woolen fabric) Hand wash or Dry-clean Do not press.
Spandex (Special fabric) Gentle cycle machine wash 40 degrees Cool iron
Sports net (Coolen fabric) Medium machine wash 60 degrees Warm iron Avoid snagging with point of iron.
Suiting linen (Linen fabric) Hand wash or Dry-clean Hot iron Press on wrong side while damp.
Taffeta (Silk fabric) Dry-clean Warm iron Do not use steam; press on wrong side.
Tartan ( Woolen fabric) Dry-clean Warm iron Press on wrong side.
Terry cloth (Cotton fabric) Medium machine wash 60 degrees or Hot machine wash 95 degrees Hot iron
Ticking (Cotton fabric) Hot machine wash 95 degrees Hot iron Press on wrong side while damp using a pressing cloth.
Traditional tweed (Woolen fabric) Dry-clean Warm iron Use a damp cloth.
Tulle (Special fabric) Hand wash Cool iron
Venetian (Woolen fabric) Dry-clean Warm iron
Vinyl (Special fabric) Do not wash or dry-clean; wipe with a damp cloth. Do not press
Viscose (Special fabric) Hand wash or Cool machine wash 40 degrees or Dry-clean Warm iron Press on wrong side while damp.
Voile (Cotton fabric) Gentle cycle machine wash 40 degrees Cool iron
Washed silk (Silk fabric) Dry-clean Warm iron Do not use steam; press on wrong side.
Winceyette (Cotton fabric) Medium machine wash 60 degrees or Hot machine wash 95 degrees Hot iron Press while damp.
Worsted (Woolen fabric) Dry-clean Warm iron Use a damp cloth.



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